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Below are some books, articles, podcasts, and blogs that Pastor Nik and Pastor Perry have found helpful. We hope you find them helpful as well!

Please note: just because a resource is listed here does not mean that we endorse everything written in that resource, nor everything that the author has ever said, done, thought, or been rumored to have said or done!

Our advice in reading is to “eat the meat and spit out the bones.” I.e., everything should be weighed against the truth of God’s Word.


The Gospel: Key to Change
What it Means to Know God
The Gospel Vs Religion


Devotional Books

Knowledge of the Holy – A.W. Tozer
The Good and Beautiful God: Falling in Love with the God Jesus Knows – James Bryan Smith
Passion for Jesus: Cultivating Extravagant Love for God – Mike Bickle


Books on Spiritual Disciplines

The Life You’ve Always Wanted: Spiritual Disciplines for Ordinary People – John Ortberg
Celebration of Discipline – Richard Foster
A Praying Life: Connecting with God in a Distracting World – Paul Miller


Books on Personal Growth

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality – Peter Scazzero
You Can Change – Tim Chester
Prodigal God – Timothy Keller
The Me I Want to Be – John Ortberg
Ordering Your Private World – Gordon Macdonald
Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership – Ruth Haley Barton
Counterfeit Gods: The Empty Promises of Money, Sex, and Power, and the Only Hope that Matters – Timothy Keller


Books on Apologetics

God’s Not Dead: Evidence for God in an Age of Uncertainty – Rice Broocks
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism – Timothy Keller
Searching for God Knows What – Donald Miller
Letters from a Skeptic – Greg Boyd


Books on Discipleship

The Lego Principle: The Power of Connecting to God and One Another – Joey Bonifacio
Discipleshift: Five Steps that Help Your Church Make Disciples who Make Disciples – Jim Putman
Disciple: Getting Your Identity from Jesus – Bill Clem


Biblical Studies

How to Read the Bible for All its Worth – Gordon Fee & Douglas Stuart
How to Read the Bible Book by Book: A Guided Tour – Gordon Fee & Douglas Stuart
Rick Warren’s Bible Study Methods: 12 Ways You Can Unlock God’s Word – Rick Warren


Books on Theology

The Drama of Scripture: Finding our Place in the Biblical Story – Craig Bartholomew & Michael Goheen
Delighting in the Trinity – Michael Reeves
The Cross of Christ – John Stott
Systematic Theology – Wayne Grudem OR Christian Theology – Millard Erickson
Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church – N.T. Wright
Paul, the Spirit, and the People of God – Gordon Fee